|DFI Educational Trust Accepting Scholarship Applications for Students Pursuing a Career in Deep Foundations|
April 5, 2017, Hawthorne N.J.:
The Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) Educational Trust, the charitable arm of DFI, is accepting online applications for its At-Large Scholarship program and the Michael L. Condon Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund, for academic year 2017-18.
Several At-Large Scholarships ranging from $2,000 - $5,000 each are being awarded in 2017, which can be used for funding tuition, fees, books and/or living expenses. Applicants must be enrolled full time in a U.S. college or university; be pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in an accredited civil, geotechnical engineering or related deep foundations curriculum or an undergraduate degree in construction management; have a minimum 3.0 GPA; and demonstrate an interest in the deep foundations industry and financial need.
The Michael L. Condon Civil Engineering Scholarship Fund will award one $5,000 scholarship in in 2017, which can be used for funding tuition, fees, books, and/or educational living expenses. The scholarship is available to full-time students pursuing a graduate or undergraduate degree in civil engineering and attending one of the following colleges: Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cal Poly Pomona, Montana Tech, Oregon State University, San Diego State University, Santa Clara University, University of California-Davis, Washington State University, University of Colorado-Boulder and Virginia Tech. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and demonstrate an interest in the deep foundations industry and financial need.
The Michael L. Condon Scholarship Fund was established in 2015 with a generous donation from Condon-Johnson & Associates totaling $100,000. The fund honors the late Michael "Mike" Condon, co-founder of Condon-Johnson & Associates, for his contributions to the deep foundations industry.
Applications for both scholarships are being accepted from April 1, 2017, until May 15, 2017. Awards will be announced no later than July 15, 2017. Applications and eligibility and submission requirements are online at www.dfitrust.org.
About DFI Educational Trust: The Deep Foundations Institute Educational Trust (www.dfitrust.org) is an independent, 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization established in 2006 by the Deep Foundations Institute (DFI) as its charitable arm. The mission of the Trust is to support and encourage individuals in the fields of study related to the deep foundation industry by providing scholarships and opportunities to meet and work with deep foundation industry leaders. About Deep Foundations Institute (DFI)
DFI (www.dfi.org) is an international association of contractors, engineers, manufacturers, suppliers, academics and owners in the deep foundations industry. Our multidisciplinary membership creates a consensus voice and a common vision for continual improvement in the planning, design and construction of deep foundations and excavations. We bring together members for networking, education, communication and collaboration. With our members, we promote the advancement of the deep foundations industry through technical committees, educational programs and conferences, publications, research, government relations and outreach. DFI has more than 3,500 members worldwide.